Brussels, Thursday August 6, 18h00 CET- In accordance with the financial transparency rules and legislation, JPMorgan Asset Management Holdings Inc, located at 270 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA, has notified Solvay that on August 3, 2015 the total participation of its various affiliates has fallen below the threshold of 3% of the outstanding shares of Solvay S.A.

As an international chemical group, SOLVAY assists industries in finding and implementing ever more responsible and value-creating solutions. Solvay generates 90% of its net sales in activities where it is among the world's top three players. It serves many markets, varying from energy and the environment to automotive and aeronautics or electricity and electronics, with one goal: to raise the performance of its clients and improve society's quality of life. The group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 26,000 people in 52 countries and generated 10.2 billion euros in net sales in 2014. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on EURONEXT Brussels and EURONEXT Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB:BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR).